By assisting faculty and staff in securing grants, the office of grant development helps SNC move forward in scholarly research, program development, and student success.

Grant History

St. Norbert College has a long history of external grant funding. Faculty and staff have received funding from large government agencies such as the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation, state funders such as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and private funders such as the Lilly Endowment and the Kresge Foundation.

This list represents all external funding received by SNC faculty and staff since 2000. Over the past ten years, the college has received over $8.5 million in external funding. If you have any questions about specific grants or have additions to this list, please contact Sarah Ryan. 

20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

*Entries written in red and bolded indicate that that program is currently being funded.

2014 | Return to top

  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Stephen Rupsch, funding for Running North: The Green Bay Project, $5,000
  • Wabash Center, Teaching Religion and Theology to a Changing Student Body, Mara Brecht, funding for colloquia on "Millenial Students and the Pedagogy of Comparative Theology", $17,237

2013 | Return to top

  • WisItalia, Kristina Reignier, funding for Italian language program, $500
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Bridging Cultures Bookshelf, Muslim Journeys, collection of Muslim culture resources
  • National Endowment for the Arts, ArtWorks program, Shan Bryan-Hanson, funding for exhibition and catalogue on Howard Pyle in Wisconsin, $20,000
  • Leadership Through New Communities of Knowledge, Kristin Vogel, participation in the network for academic library advancement and development, $1,000
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, Bridgit Martin, funding for Start Right tutoring program, $81,565
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Sally Cubitt, Muslim Journeys: Let’s Talk About It program, funding for public programming related to Muslim culture resources, $3,500
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, Bridgit Martin, funding for the STAR program, $62,672
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, Mandy Nycz, Erica DeQuaine, funding for student internships, $150,000
  • National Geographic Education Foundation, Mark Bockenhauer, funding for Wisconsin Geographic Alliance, $67,321
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Preservation Assistance grant, Shan Bryan-Hanson, funding for preservation assessment of the College's art collection, $6,000

2012 | Return to top

  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps*VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Enduring Questions grant, Joel Mann, Marcie Paul, $25,000
  • National Science Foundation, Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM fields, Tim Flood, Scott Kirst, “Transforming Geoscience Preparation for K-8 Pre-Service Teachers: Including Testing the Significance of an Intensive Field-based Experience,” $190,386
  • National Geographic Education Foundation, funding for Wisconsin Geographic Alliance, Mark Bockenhauer, $62,851
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, funding for the STAR program, Bridgit Martin, $61,606

2011 | Return to top

  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Bay Winds outreach quintet, Paula Brusky, $500
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2 summer pre-college programs, Bola Delano-Oriaran, $60,400
  • American Sociological Association’s Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy Community Action Research Initiative, collaborative research project “Extending the Branches of the Giving Tree,” Beth Tarasawa, $2,600
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps*VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium, Research Infrastructure program, research on “The Effects of Sedimentation and Particle Shape on Phytoplankton Growth,” Terry Jo Leiterman, $5,000
  • Wisconsin Sea Grant Program, research on Genetic Analysis of Virulence Factors of the Fish Pathogen Flavobacterium Columnare, David Hunnicutt, $50,529
  • Wisconsin Humanities Council, mini-grant, Philosopher’s Cafe, Leanne Kent, $2,000

2010 | Return to top

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 3 summer pre-college programs, Bola Delano-Oriaran, $64,365
  • National Institute of Health, research, Ashley Hill-Soderlund, $110,936
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,850
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Target, M3C Program, Nancy Mathias, $2,000
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 12 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • Council of Independent Colleges, regional gathering, Julie Massey, $9,500
  • Department of Education-FIPSE Appropriations, science building, Larry Scheich, $910,000

2009 | Return to top

  • National Institute of Health, collaborative research, David Bailey, $78,000 from a $1,093,750 grant
  • National Geographic Society Education Foundation, WIGA Alliance Planning Grant, Mark Bockenhauer, $29,300 (funding for Wisconsin Geographical Alliance housed at SNC)
  • Teagle/National Women’s Studies Association Grant, Community Engagement as Related to Women’s Studies, Karlyn Crowley, $80,000 (no direct funding but her participation is paid for)
  • Petroleum Research Foundation-SUMR, student research grant, Kari Cunningham, $3,500
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 3 summer pre-college programs, Bola Delano-Oriaran, $74,700
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services, Connecting to Collections Bookshelf, Felice Maciejewski, $800 value
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 13 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Green Bay Public School District, M3C program, Nancy Mathias, $4,500
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Jessica Schmechel, valued at approximately $30,000

2008 | Return to top

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, math/science partnership with Green Bay Public Schools and Wausaukee School District, Bonnie Berken, Kathy Muhs, $533,825
  • Nuesoft Technologies, student health management software, Barb Bloomer, $15,000
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 3 summer pre-college programs, Bola Delano-Oriaran, $74,700
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Andrea Fults, valued at approximately $30,000
  • National Science Foundation, collaborative research, Jim Hodgson, $88,710
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $7,000
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, preservation, Felice Maciejewski, $6,000
  • Loeb Classical Library Fellowship, manuscript preparation, Joel Mann, $23,750
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 15 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • Target Community Giving, M3C tutoring, Nancy Mathias, $1,000
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Association for Asian Studies China and Inner Asia Council, research, Wayne Patterson, $2,000
  • ASIA Network, Student Faculty Travel Fellowship, Ikuko Torimoto, $25,906

2007 | Return to top

  • American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Funding, Kari Cunningham, $54,900
  • Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Colleges, Aging in America program, Tom Faase, $5,600
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Andrea Fults, valued at approximately $30,000
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 15 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • C. Charles Jackson Foundation, Emerging Leaders Program, Shelly Mumma, $9,000

2006 | Return to top

  • Department of Public Instruction, math/science partnership with Green Bay Public Schools, Bonnie Berken, Kathy Muhs, $252,570
  • Department of Education, Upward Bound program, Joycelin Berry, $347,000/ year
  • Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Colleges, insurance education, Paul Bursik, $5,000
  • National Science Foundation, STEM scholarships, John Frohliger, Bonnie McVey, Dave Pankratz, $500,000
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, fellowship, Sabine Hyland, $40,000
  • Council of Independent Colleges, library workshop, Melanie Brown, Felice Maciejewski, $1,100
  • Green Bay Packers Community Quarterback Award, M3C Program, Nancy Mathias, $3,000
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 14 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship, Wayne Patterson

2005 | Return to top

  • National Geographic Society Education Foundation, WIGA Plan for Wisconsin, Mark Bockenhauer, $73,294 (funding for Wisconsin Geographical Alliance housed at SNC)
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • Midwest Art Conservation Center, preservation assessment, Felice Maciejewski, $5,000
  • Lilly Endowment, STEV initiative, Julie Massey, $500,000
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar Fellowship Program, scholarships, Nancy Mathias, 11 students receive $1,000 educational award
  • Target Community Giving, M3C tutoring, Nancy Mathias, $1,000
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • Association for Asian Studies Northeast Asia Council, research, Wayne Patterson, $2,500
  • NEW Arts Council, art exhibition, Donald Taylor, $760

2004 | Return to top

  • U.S. Geological Survey-University of Arizona, cooperative grant, Anindo Choudhury, $10,000
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development- Appropriations, library, $111,769
  • National Science Foundation, collaborative research, Jim Hodgson, $110,930
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • Wisconsin Campus Compact, AmeriCorps VISTA, Nancy Mathias, valued at approximately $30,000
  • School for International Training, research, Wayne Patterson

2003 | Return to top

  • Kresge Foundation, equipment award, Anindo Choudhury, $6,000
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,044
  • Wells Fargo Bank, literacy program, Nancy Mathias, $2,000
  • International Paper, America Reads tutoring program, Nancy Mathias, $1,000

2002 | Return to top

  • Department of Education-Appropriations, teacher training, Bonnie Berken, Bola Delano-Oriaran, Tim Flood, Jim Hodgson, Reid Riggle, $400,000
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development-Appropriations, library, $240,000
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,050
  • International Paper, America Reads tutoring program, Nancy Mathias, $2,500
  • NCAA, Got Sports? partnership with Boys and Girls Club, Nancy Mathias, $5,000
  • Association for Asian Studies Northeast Asia Council, research, Wayne Patterson, $2,500

2001 | Return to top

  • National Science Foundation, research instrumentation, Jim Hodgson, $82,254
  • National Science Foundation, undergraduate research, Jim Hodgson, $6,000
  • National Science Foundation, collaborative research, Jim Hodgson, $86,495
  • Andrew Mellon Foundation, research fellowship, Sabine Hyland, $2,000
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, research grant, Sabine Hyland, $8,000
  • Walmart, America Reads tutoring programs, Nancy Mathias, $1,000

2000 | Return to top

  • Lilly Endowment, PTEV initiative, Howard Ebert, Julie Massey, John Neary, Fr. Dane Radecki, Thomas Trebon, $1,999,657
  • Environmental Protection Agency, research, Jim Hodgson, $23,599
  • National Science Foundation, collaborative research, Jim Hodgson, $3,000
  • Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, research, Jim Hodgson, $4,448